April 30, 2018
In late January, ranchers and rangeland researchers gathered together in Nevada for the Society for Range Management’s (SRM) 71st Annual Meeting...

March 15, 2018
With spring soon upon us, March is the perfect time to revisit or begin a grazing plan and develop strategies to manage new forage growth...

Feb. 15, 2018
Ranchers in Montana and surrounding areas were hit with an unprecedented drought in 2017. For many, it was the second year in a row of such dire conditions...

Jan. 15, 2018
Producers interested in improving forage quality and pasture productivity should consider frost-seeding clovers into existing stands as an inexpensive option to reach their goals...

Nov. 27, 2017
Christine Su, co-founder of PastureMap, a mobile cloud-based grazing app for ranchers, said it’s her company’s mission to help farmers and ranchers be more profitable while building healthy grassl...

Aug. 31, 2017
A growing trend of obesity and associated metabolic disorders are raising the horse industry’s need for alternative forage sources...

April 30, 2017
As we discussed in the March 2017 column, renovating a toxic fescue pasture to beneficial endophyte varieties is no small feat...

March 1, 2017
Thinking of renovating toxic fescue pastures in 2017? Beneficial endophyte fescue varieties offer cattle producers in the Fescue Belt an effective forage option to collectively improve pasture forage...

Feb. 24, 2017
Over the past few years, the use of cover crops for grazing has gained popularity among livestock producers, in part, due to an expanded focus on soil health in row crop farming...

Feb. 1, 2017
This past October, Jim Gerrish put on a three-day whirlwind tour of soil health workshops encompassing three cities across western Montana...